Internet

Champlain Cable Selects FirstLight for Internet and Cloud

By |2019-06-11T19:06:05-04:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: cloud, cloud computing, General, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Internet|Tags: , , , , , |

Champlain Cable, a manufacturer of high-performance insulated wire for automotive, commercial vehicle, Navy shipboard, industrial, and marine oil and gas markets, has selected FirstLight to upgrade its high-speed fiber Internet service and provide cloud solutions. With manufacturing plants in Colchester, VT, and two facilities in El Paso, TX, operations rely heavily on the ability to efficiently [...]

GlobeNet Triumphs at Carrier Community Global 2019 Awards

By |2019-05-21T23:26:02-04:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: awards, carrier, Content Delivery, Data Center, GlobeNet, Internet, IT Infrastructure, JSA Clients, network operators, network provider, network route, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, tech, Telecom, telecom awards, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet has started awards season off with a bang. On May 14, at the Central Eastern Europe 2019 GCCM in Berlin, the wholesale provider of telecoms infrastructure won two awards from the Carrier Community. First, they were named as the Best Data and Capacity Provider of the Year. They were also recognized as part of the [...]

FirstLight Expands Relationship with Albany Times Union Center

By |2019-05-07T19:49:33-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, Connectivity, egaming, FirstLight, Internet|Tags: , , , , , |

FirstLight has expanded its relationship with the Albany Times Union Center and facilities operator, SMG, to provide higher bandwidth solutions for its clientele.  FirstLight will provide additional high-speed, fiber-based Internet and voice services, ensuring that the center is positioned to meet the growing demands of event organizers and attendees.  The new Internet service will help to [...]

The Emergence of a New Telecom Ecosystem

By |2019-05-01T17:08:18-04:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, colocation, Content, Content Delivery, Data Center, General, Internet, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Santaliz to Speak at CCT2019 in Dublin Cloud-based technologies have shifted the way IT services and networks are deployed and pressure is on the existing infrastructures to support all of the growth and disruptive technologies. In its inaugural year, the Cloud, Content and Telecoms Summit 2019 (CCT2019), will bring together executive leaders from carriers, data centers, [...]

FirstLight Extends Fiber Network and Enhances Capabilities in Maine

By |2019-05-01T15:48:56-04:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: 5G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, data network services, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, Internet|Tags: , , , , , , |

    FirstLight has implemented plans to add new fiber builds and product introductions to support growing bandwidth needs throughout the state of Maine. FirstLight has consistently undertaken projects to expand and enhance its fiber footprint throughout Maine to continue to meet the demand for fiber-based broadband communications services. FirstLight is currently in the process of [...]

FirstLight Provides Connectivity to Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

By |2019-03-27T11:34:51-04:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet|Tags: , , , , , |

Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, has selected FirstLight to provide Internet connectivity throughout its campus. The upgrade enables students to collaborate on important projects regarding history, agriculture, and economics. Hildene, taken from two Old English words meaning “hill and valley with stream,” is considered to be one of the nation’s most important Lincoln sites, second only [...]

Municipal Win for FirstLight – Town of Bennington, VT Selects FirstLight’s Fiber Optic Internet

By |2019-03-20T17:05:30-04:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: fiber, fiber network, fiber network, fiber optics, Government, Internet, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , |

The Town of Bennington, Vermont, has selected FirstLight to provide fiber optic Internet connectivity to the town office and its various satellite offices, as well as provide a managed firewall solution. The fourth largest town of Vermont, Bennington is well known for the Battle of Bennington, which took place during the Revolutionary War. For municipal staff, [...]

Westchester’s Century Country Club Selects FirstLight

By |2019-03-13T12:37:27-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, General, Internet|Tags: , , , , , , |

FirstLight has been selected as the service provider for Westchester Century Country Club. FirstLight’s dedicated, symmetrical fiber-based Internet services are a considerable upgrade to the historic country club’s prior infrastructure which will provide members and staff with a more robust, efficient Internet connection.  Century Club spans 175 acres in Purchase, New York, and has been acknowledged [...]

GlobeNet CEO, Eduardo Falzoni, Heading to Capacity LATAM 2019

By |2019-03-07T19:03:34-04:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, business expansion, cable landing station, carrier, CEO, Connectivity, Facebook, GlobeNet, IaaS, Internet, Internet foundation, jsa blog, Latin America, low latency, Network, network growth, network operators, network route, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mr. Falzoni will share company’s recent successes during keynote panel on March 12 at 9:50 am GlobeNet Logo From Mexico to the southern tip of Argentina, Latin America is amid a vibrant digital transformation. In both the public and private sectors, data-intensive workloads are on the rise causing organizations to demand improved international connectivity [...]

Can the Internet Break? Watch JSA’s New Virtual CEO Roundtable

By |2019-02-25T16:52:19-04:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: c-level, CEO Roundtable, Internet, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Network, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

JSA welcomes top industry executives, including Nigel Bayliff, CEO of AquaComms; Gil Santaliz, Founder and CEO of NJFX; Amy Marks, CEO of XSite Modular, and Vinay Nagpal, President of Interglobix to our February 2019 Virtual CEO Roundtable Presently, the internet is threatened by many of the legacy submarine cables that connect continents but are nearing the [...]

Precision OT Now Offering Fiber Optic Jumpers

By |2019-02-08T13:19:53-04:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Clients, network equipment, network operators, Optical Networking, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Company Works to Ease Procurement Process for Fiber Optic Network Operators Over the past three years, Precision OT has experienced a 600% jump in revenue owing to its focus on producing high-quality, NEM-compatible optical transceivers. Now, the company is leveraging its profitability to widen its already-extensive inventory to include fiber optic jumpers.  As a result of [...]

FirstLight Launches ‘Managed Edge’ Solutions

By |2019-01-29T13:51:11-04:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: cloud, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, jsa blog, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FirstLight,  in addition to providing fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast has now added 'Managed Edge' solutions to its roster of offerings. Connecting nearly 8,000 locations in service with more than 30,000 locations serviceable by a 14,000-route mile network, FirstLight offers a robust suite of [...]

Call for Speakers for JSA 2019 Virtual CEO Roundtables #AI #Blockchain #5G #IoT #WomeninTech #DataCenter & More!

By |2018-12-19T12:40:39-04:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: artificial intelligence, Blockchain, c-level, call for speakers, CEO, Events, fiber, Global Telecommunications, Internet, Internet of Everything, IoT, jsa blog, JSA Events, tech, tech event, Technology, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, women in tech|Tags: , , , , , , |

JSA's Roundtable Series include a panel of thought leaders from the network infrastructure space, including C-levels from service providers, data center operators, hosting/cloud providers, security providers and tech companies We are excited to announce our official call for speakers for JSA's 2019 Virtual CEO Roundtable Series. Offering diverse perspectives on critical issues facing the telecom industry [...]

Southern Telecom to Expand Rural Broadband Network for GigSouth

By |2018-12-18T10:56:57-04:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: 100G, Broadband, business partnership, dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, Internet, network provider, network upgrade, rural areas, Rural Telecom, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Southern Telecom’s metro dark fiber service enables GigSouth to grow its network and increase broadband access to rural communities in Atlanta region  Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, has partnered with GigSouth, a full service, carrier-neutral fiber provider and engineering consultant for rural broadband development headquartered in Atlanta.  GigSouth has entered a leasing [...]

Precision OT Lands No. 2 Spot on Rochester Chamber Top 100 with 600% Revenue Hike

By |2018-11-08T18:37:25-04:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: awards, Brand, business awards, community news, economy, fiber, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Clients, network equipment, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, tech, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today, inspiring news came out of Rochester, New York – the home of Precision OT, a leading provider of optical transceivers and related active/passive components. The company has landed the No. 2 spot on the 32nd annual Rochester Chamber Top 100 list of the fastest-growing privately owned businesses in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region. For [...]

FirstLight Provides Internet and WAN Services to Alfred State College

By |2018-10-03T11:22:03-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: customer win, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Internet, IT, shared IT, software, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight’s comprehensive fiber-based solutions provide connectivity for faculty, staff, and students.    Alfred State College (ASC) has selected FirstLight to provide faculty, staff, and students of the college high-quality Internet and fiber optic wide area network (WAN) connectivity across the entire college footprint. FirstLight has supplied back up Internet service to Alfred State College, enabling increased bandwidth and [...]